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XF 1.2 User Upgrades and credit cards

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Dakis, Oct 8, 2013.

  1. Dakis

    Dakis Well-Known Member

    I'm trying to setup user upgrades for a new forum I'm building, and I've set everything up to the point where the user can click on the subscribe button and is then taken to paypal to make payment. But when he's transferred to paypal, he's being asked to sign in with his paypal account, and if he doesn't have one, he needs to create one to pay.

    Since paypal business accounts permit to receive payments through credit cards without the customer to have a paypal account, is there something I need to do for this to work with xenforo or is it simply a limitation of xenforo ?
  2. Liam W

    Liam W Well-Known Member

    If it is a subscription, a paypal account is needed so the user can be billed every month. If it isn't a subscription, an account is not needed.
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  3. Dakis

    Dakis Well-Known Member

    Awesome man thanks very much. I just removed the "recurring payment" option from the subscription and it works now. :)
  4. Dakis

    Dakis Well-Known Member

    Actually, paypal still asks for people from my country (greece) to make a paypal account :(

    If I pick another country like Australia, it allows me to pay directly with credit card.

    Damn it paypal :(
  5. ranflyer

    ranflyer Active Member

    There are other bridges for payment processing you might consider outside of PayPal. We've had success with the Authorize.net bridge as we got tired of the PayPal confusion as well.
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  6. Dakis

    Dakis Well-Known Member

    Thanks ranflyer I'll search around the forum for that option.
  7. Liam W

    Liam W Well-Known Member

    Some countries are required to use a PayPal account, as per PayPal's policies.

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